Mowaffak al-Rubaie – President of Iraq Operations

Dr. Mowaffak Baqer al-Rubaie is a distinguished Iraqi politician and active civil rights campaigner. He was appointed as a member of the 25 member Iraqi Governing Council by the Coalition Provisional Authority in July 2003. In April 2004, in recognition of his astute management of the risks and challenges faced by Iraq, he was appointed as National Security Advisor (NSA) by the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA). He held this post for its full 5-year term until April 2009, when he was appointed as a Member of Parliament in Iraq’s Council of Representatives, a role he held until Parliament’s dissolution in March 2010. Dr Mowaffak Baqer al-rubaie was a large contributor in changing the political landscape for post-war Iraq. Right at the outset from the Nassariyeh Conference of April 15, 2003, Rubaie was appointed as a member of the Iraqi Governing Council (IGC) in July 2003 and served until its dissolution in June of 2004. The IGC was made up of carefully selected political and tribal leaders who were appointed by the CPA to provide advice and leadership of the country until June 2004

Because of Dr. Rubaie’s diplomatic efforts in dealing with the ongoing challenges of Iraq were identified by all sides, he was appointed as Iraq’s National Security Advisor (NSA) in April 2004 by the Coalition Provisional Authority

While he was in exile in London from 1979 until 2003, Rubaie embarked on a successful career in both the UK public and private sectors. From 1979 until 1991, Rubaie was the head of Da’awa party’s international section and, using his home as his base, was prolific in organizing opposition conferences, publications highlighting Saddam’s atrocities and fundraising events in order to assist Saddam’s countless victims
Rubaie was a major contributor to the widely acclaimed document, “The Declaration of the Shia of Iraq”, July 2002. This called for the protection of the civil rights of the Shia of Iraq. Many of the principles of this declaration were later incorporated into Iraq’s new constitution of 2004 under the Interim Governing Council.

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